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Union Station. . Erected by Louisville and Nashville Terminal Company and dedicated Oct. 9, 1900, the Romanesque style building of Bowling Green limestone and Tennessee marble was designed by L&N Chief Engineer Richard Monfort. A monument to the g…
How Tennessee Became "The Perfect 36"
Centennial Park was the site of several suffrage rallies in the 1910s as suffragist marched from the state capitol to the park. They gave speeches and performances to thousands in attendance to garner suppor…
of Edward Rutledge,
signer of the
Declaration of Independence.
He married the daughter
of Arthur Middleton,
of the Declaration.
Jackson County attorney;
aide-de-camp, General Carroll,
at New Orleans, 1815;
State Senator, 1827-29;
Bank Commissioner, 1829;
Secretary of State
for Tennessee, 1831-35.
His motto: Office has no
charms to justify a sacrifice o…
Captain of sea-going sailing vessels from Salem, Massachusetts, lived in Nashville in his later years. It was his flag, which he called "Old Glory," that was raised over the State Capitol when Federal troops captured Nashville in 1862.
Lieutenant General in Confederate Army, commanding a corps in Robert e. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. After the war lived on farm at Ewell's Station (Spring Hill), Tennessee.
Ante-bellum newspaper editor and Brigadier General in Confederate Army. Killed at battle of Fishing Creek, Kentucky, January 19, 1862. He was first Confederate general killed in the West.
To commemorate its founding on April 11, 1917, Altrusa International, Inc. planted seventy-five flowering dogwood trees on this site as a 75th anniversary gift to the people of Nashville and the state of Tennessee.
Also called The Commons, originally 240 acres extending south to the river. Given to Davidson Academy by the State of North Carolina, famous as a mustering ground. Here 4,000 Tennessee Militia were reviewed by Andrew Jackson and Lafayette on the l…
Born in Virginia came to Nashville in 1782. Became a noted defender against the Indians of Old Fort Nashboro and the frontier settlements. Captain of a spy company of the Davidson County Regiment, participated in the Nickajack Expedition which end…